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Duke, Dizzy, Trane & Mingus: Jazz Titans

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 6:00pm

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis present music of the Americas through the lens of four pioneering giants of jazz.

Remembering Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 6:00pm

Legendary trombonist and conch shell virtuoso Steve Turre brings a monster lineup to Jazz at Lincoln Center to celebrate the 80th birthday of one of his influences, the late Rahsaan Roland Kirk.

Middlesex Drum Circle

A group of people that enjoy a good drum rhythm, especially when put into a circle. No reservations are necessary, extra percussion instruments will be available, though you are encouraged to bring your own.

Refreshments are available at TBT

$3-5 donation

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/24/2015 - 19:00

Cintamani - Groove Jam and JUSTFOOD

Every Third Thursdays. This evening blends the spirit of kirtan, world music, and JUSTFOOD treats so you can jump into the rhythms of dance our bodies love to move and groove to sing the sounds our voices love to chant.

Tickets: $10

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/17/2015 - 19:30

Mattabesett String Collective

The Mattabesset String Collective is a five-piece string band featuring dobro, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, bass and sometimes banjo or cuatro.

We play an eclectic mix of bluegrass, blues, country and rock, all in a string band style.

Tickets: $12

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/26/2015 - 20:00

Marta Pacek and Bill Benson

Marta Pacek: Australian singer songwriter is touring her new album Voodoo Dolls and False Alarms.  Producer Brad Albetta (Martha Wainwriight, Angus & Julia Stone, Glen Hansard) experimented with electronic drumbeats, giving birth to an even fiercer shade of truth honoring the Noir Folk songstress’s compositions.

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/25/2015 - 20:30


Jazz-Apero - an international, multicultural jazz collective that originated in France and has now landed on the New England coast. We provide unbounded bebop (and beyond!) performed by international jazz elites. 

Performers: Philippe Parathoner Electric Piano,  Pierre Fayole Bass,  Yves Descloux Bass,  Racey Gilbert Drums, René Fortuné Saxophone, Olivier Migniot Trumpet

Tickets:$25; Tickets plus 2 glasses of wine $30

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/19/2015 - 20:00

Searson - Canadian Celtic Sister Band & Optional Irish Dinner at 6pm

Brian O'Rourke, the infamous and creative chef of O'Rourke's Diner, will be cooking up some tasty treats in support of The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center on Saturday, September 18th. The Canadian Celtic band, Searson, will perform at the intimate art center at 8 pm, with dinner to be held at the diner at 6pm. Dinner will be enhanced by the lovely sounds of sisters, Erin and Colleen Searson, on keyboard and fiddle.

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/18/2015 - 20:00

Brunch with Emmy Winners Goodis and Glenn at Persy’s Place

Perseys Place, 40 North Main Street, Falmouth

Guitarists Goodis and Glenn have each won Emmy Awards for their television work. Glenn has performed with such notables as Chuck Berry, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Nancy Wilson, Alice Cooper, Captain & Tenille, the Delphonics and many others over more than 30 years.

Free with your Brunch order.

Information on all events at

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/04/2015 - 10:00

JazzFest Falmouth - Denise Donatelli in Concert

Denise Donatelli, West Coast resident, has released four albums and won three Grammy nominations and is one of today’s premiere vocalists.  Her second recording “What Lies Within” made it to the top ten Jazz Week Radio Chart in 2008. In addition, The Los Angeles Jazz Society has honored Denise with the 2012 Jazz Vocalist of the Year award and more recently, Denise has made the 2013 DownBeat Critics Poll in the Rising Star category.

Admission: $30 advance, $35 at door.

Tickets and information at

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015 - 19:30


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